News archive from 7 February 2013

Fiona McCade: Some royal skeletons are best left hidden

Fiona McCade: Some royal skeletons are best left hidden

TYPICAL. You wait 528 years for one dead king, then three come along at once. On Monday, archaeologists proudly proclaimed that the skeleton found underneath a car park in Leicester is definitely that of Richard III of England. Now, there is already...

 
John Swinney outlines budget plans for Scotland

John Swinney outlines budget plans for Scotland

FINANCE Secretary John Swinney announced that Scotland's colleges will receive an extra £10 million in 2013/14 and another £51 million the following year when he unveiled his budget at Holyrood. He also announced an extra £38 million to be spent on...

Scotsman, 00:00 in Politics
 
Bill Jamieson: Hope builds of a return to growth

Bill Jamieson: Hope builds of a return to growth

Amid warnings of a triple dip recession, signs of new construction could herald a turnaround, writes Bill Jamieson In THE Edinburgh street where I live, there has been a flurry of excitement. For more than a year, the sandstone building across the...

Scotsman, 00:00 in Politics
 
Stephen Gethins: Westminster in trouble over Scots and EU polls

Stephen Gethins: Westminster in trouble over Scots and EU polls

Explaining why one union should remain yet the other should go will be tricky, writes Stephen Gethins IN THE space of five years, voters face the prospect of two referendums on key constitutional issues – Scottish independence and EU membership. Over...

Scotsman, 00:00 in Politics
 
JENNIFER SAUNDERS WRITING AUTOBIOGRAPHY

JENNIFER SAUNDERS WRITING AUTOBIOGRAPHY

The Absolutely Fabulous star will open up about her time in the spotlight and her battle with breast cancer in the book, which is set for release in October (13). She says, "As the steady march of time takes its toll on my memory and the vultures...

 

Ireland to liquidate Anglo Irish in bank debt deal

Prime Minister Enda Kenny had staked his government's reputation on cutting the 28 billion euro cost of bailing out Anglo Irish, now known as Irish Bank Resolution Corp (IBRC), and the ECB's governing council was considering the new plan after a...

Reuters, 00:01 in Business
 
STAR WARS SPIN-OFFS IN THE PIPELINE

STAR WARS SPIN-OFFS IN THE PIPELINE

George Lucas sold his Lucasfilm company to the media giant last year (12), and producers are currently working on the seventh installment of the sci-fi series, Star Wars: Episode VII, which will be released in 2015. Disney boss Robert Iger has now...

 
LES MISERABLES ENJOYS FOURTH WEEK ATOP BOX OFFICE

LES MISERABLES ENJOYS FOURTH WEEK ATOP BOX OFFICE

The big screen adaptation of the hit stage show, starring Academy Award contenders Hugh Jackman and Anne Hathaway, pulled in £2.7 million in ticket sales over the weekend (01-03Feb13). Djano Unchained also continued to attract film fans, with profits...

 
BRAZILIANT AS ROONEY AND LAMPS STRIKE

BRAZILIANT AS ROONEY AND LAMPS STRIKE

ENGLAND showed off some samba style of their own to score a stunning win at Wembley last night. Roy Hodgson's Three Lions more than matched the Brazilians to kick off their year in perfect fashion. Joe Hart set the tone for the evening with a stunning...

Daily Star, 00:01 in Sport
 
TERENCE STAMP FULFILS 45-YEAR AMBITION IN NEW MOVIE

TERENCE STAMP FULFILS 45-YEAR AMBITION IN NEW MOVIE

The stage and screen star snubbed the offer of a role in 1967 film Camelot alongside Vanessa Redgrave as it called for him to show off his vocal skills and Stamp was convinced he would make a fool of himself. He has rued his reluctance ever since, so...

 
MANCHESTER CITY FACE CLASH FOR EDINSON CAVANI

MANCHESTER CITY FACE CLASH FOR EDINSON CAVANI

ROBERTO MANCINI will face a battle with 10 European giants this summer for the signature of Edinson Cavani. City coach Angelo Gregucci has confirmed their interest in striker Cavani, 25, as boss Mancini seeks to replace Mario Balotelli who joined AC...

Daily Star, 00:01 in Sport
 
STEPHEN FRY AUCTIONING OFF MARRIAGE PROPOSAL FOR FAN

STEPHEN FRY AUCTIONING OFF MARRIAGE PROPOSAL FOR FAN

The funnyman is auctioning off "the most unique marriage proposal ever" on behalf of Kissing for Conservation, a charity which raises funds to protect endangered Asian elephants. Fry will pen an online proposal to the winner's beloved on his...

 
FRANK LAMPARD MAKES A CASE TO ROY HODGSON

FRANK LAMPARD MAKES A CASE TO ROY HODGSON

CHELSEA might feel they do not need Frank Lampard but England certainly do. The Stamford Bridge legend, who has not been offered a new contract by the Blues and is set to leave this summer, showed he is no international back number. His fourth goal in...

Daily Star, 00:01 in Sport
 
BRUCE WILLIS AGAINST NEW US GUN LAWS

BRUCE WILLIS AGAINST NEW US GUN LAWS

The Second Amendment of the US Constitution, which gives Americans the right to bear arms, has been called into question following a string of gun rampages in the country. President Barack Obama has vowed to bring in new restrictions for firearm...

 
IT'S A WAG TO RICHES STORY FOR ROY HODGSON'S ENGLAND SIDE

IT'S A WAG TO RICHES STORY FOR ROY HODGSON'S ENGLAND SIDE

WAGS have caused England managers nothing but trouble down the years. But one has fallen into the lap of Roy Hodgson that he won't be able to get enough of. I'm not talking about the wives and girlfriends of England's finest footballers, but the...

Daily Star, 00:01 in Sport
 


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